Masulita Children Village (MCV)
UWESO owns a children home referred to as “Masulita Children’s Village”. The home is situated at Masulita in Wakiso District (off Hoima Road). It was officially launched on 28th August 1989 by the First Lady Hon. Mama Janet Museveni. It has a capacity of 150 children. Since inception, MCV has served not only as an alternative residential home for neglected/abandoned but also a rehabilitation and transitional center for former Karamoja street children. With support from our donors (Government of Uganda, International Organization for Migration, Hilltop Academy- Canada, Koinonia Ministries) among others, UWESO is proud to have reached over 751 children with accommodation, beddings, clothing, food, health care, education, psychosocial support and rehabilitation services which tremendously transformed the lives of many children.
Future Prospects at MCV
- Establishing a Vocation Training Institute with demand driven courses, well-established facilities and infrastructure.
- Becoming a self-sustaining institution through diversified sources of income i.e. modern farming practices.
- Becoming a centre of excellence with tested programming models for alternative family care.
Migyera UWESO Training Institute (MUTI)
MUTI was founded by UWESO in 2003. It is located on a beautiful savanna plateau of about 640 acres, 146 Kms along Kampala- Gulu hway and 4 Kms off Migyera Trading Centre in Nakasongola District. Initially, the school started as a centre for vocational training and later opened a secondary section in 2004. The School targets both self-sponsored and non-self-sponsored children who constitute vulnerable children with almost no chance of education.
The institution is a mixed (boys & girls), day and boarding school. It offers vocational/technical training and formal secondary school education and has a modern mixed farm. The School is registered under Ministry of Education and Sports and its government aided. It’s also registered under Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) for technical and business examination; with Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT) for trade testing.The institute offers its own examinations and certifications alongside those from the national examining bodies.
The institute offers the following technical trades:
Block/brick laying and Concrete Practice (BCP), Carpentry and Joinery (C&J), Tailoring and Garment Cutting, hair dressing, welding, motor cycle mechanisms, Agriculture & Animal Husbandry, computer practice & leadership training. Financial literacy and counseling are an integral part of all the above courses.